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I-35W/Hwy 62 Crosstown reconstruction project

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Overview

 

Status:

Project Complete

Cost: $288 million

 

 

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Crosstown is complete


New traffic configuration

 

 

Take a trip though the Crosstown

These animations will give you a look at what it's like to drive through the Crosstown Commons.

 

 

Project goals

  • Reduces road closures to nights and weekends for work directly over the freeway
  • Increases road capacity by maintaining two through lanes on westbound Hwy 62 and a through lane on eastbound Hwy 62 as well as additional capacity north of the Commons area on northbound and southbound I-35W

  • Minimizes additional right of way takings while balancing impacts on adjacent properties
  • Provides for continuous High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes to support transit on I-35W, which has the highest transit use of any corridor in the Metro Area
  • Implements safety improvements that eliminate left lane exits as well as the weaving movement for vehicles traveling between Hwy 62 and I-35W
  • Creates neighborhood benefits by reducing traffic diversions to local streets, both during construction and in the long term
  • Curb cuts and truncated domes were installed at all intersections